COLLECTIVITES | COMMUNITIES

06-Jun-2015 to 12:06

Nyusi urges Mozambicans to take care of the environment

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — President Filipe Nyusi says environment must be taken good care of for the sake of future generations just as today’s Mozambicans inherited the natural environment from their ancestors, APA has learnt.

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08-May-2015 to 13:16

Zambian chiefs reject proposed change to land laws

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambian traditional leaders have rejected the proposed changes to land laws that will place all land in the country under the President as opposed to the current scenario where most land is vested in chiefs, and small portion under the President.

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19-Mar-2015 to 12:19

S/Africa must deal with racism in Western Cape Province - VP

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Leaders in South Africa’s Western Cape Province and in all spheres of government must actively fight against racism in the region, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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16-Dec-2014 to 10:05

Hunting ban hits Botswana communities

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Community trusts operating in Botswana tourist resort Ngamiland have lost millions of dollars and close to 200 jobs as a result of a hunting ban imposed by the government in January, an official said Tuesday.

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01-Dec-2014 to 15:12

Botswana minority tribes report gov’t abuse to UN

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s minority tribes, including the San who had a long-standing legal battle against the government, have told the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Cultural Rights Farida Shaheed of human rights abuses by the state, APA learnt here on Monday.

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27-Oct-2014 to 15:00

Malawi Council for the Handicapped week inaugurated

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Malawi Council for the Handicapped (MACOHA) flag week has been inaugurated with the aim of raising awareness on the need for inclusiveness of people living with disabilities.

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06-Sep-2014 to 08:55

Botswana leader speaks out on controversial diamond mine

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Ian Khama on Friday said the controversy over a newly opened mine in the disputed ancestral land of the San is being driven by people who differ with his government’s approach to development and are bent on tarnishing the country’s image.

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